January 10, 2019
“Bert” passed away peacefully on January 10, 2019 at the age of 72 with her family at her side after a short illness. She is survived by her son Melvin (Martina) Muir, daughter Barbara (Terry) Hein, grandchildren Jordan and Nathan Hein (Celeste), sisters Diane (Eric), June, Darlene (Larry), Ruby (Iain). Roberta was pre- deceased by her husband Stuart in Feb 2018, parents Eli & Gladys and her sister Dorothy.
Roberta was born in Medicine Hat, Alberta the second eldest of 5 sisters. She moved to Leduc, Alberta where she met & married her true love Stuart and had 2 children. In 1972 moved the family to Whitehorse, Yukon where she enjoyed working, camping, fishing, travelling to Alaska & spending time at their cabin at Marsh Lake.
In 1981 re-located to Kelowna where she worked as a sales associate for Naturalizer Shoes & Bi-way, then later managing Subway Restaurants until she retired. Co-owning with family 3 DCT Chambers Trucks and Your Dollar Store With More in Grand Forks kept her busy & happy. Roberta loved spending time with her family, friends, her dog Mocha-Bean & spending winters in Arizona. On most days you would find her cooking, gardening, working on a puzzle or scrapbooking. Roberta took pride in making sure you always had a full drink in your hand and never left hungry!
Always Loved, Never Forgotten, Forever Missed.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday February 23, 2019 at 10:30 am, Springfield Funeral Home Family Centre, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, www.cancer.ca.